Welcome to the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg!

Vizerektorin für Internationale Beziehungen und Kommunikation: ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn

Dear Students,

We are very happy that you have chosen our university for your international or Erasmus exchange year. The University of Salzburg is both a very old, and at the same time, a very new and modern university. It was first founded in 1622 as a Catholic Benedictine University by the former Arch-bishop of Salzburg, Paris Lodron, who was born in the small northern Italian city of Rovereto. At the beginning of the 19th century, the university was closed down during the Napoleonic Wars and was not reopened afterwards, when Salzburg became part of the Austrian Empire. The University was only re-established as a public university in 1962.  It expanded continuously during the following decades and is now a major institution. Today the University of Salzburg consists of four faculties with nearly 2.800 employees and approximately 18.000 students. One remarkable aspect of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg is that its many different buildings are spread out all over the old part of the city, in the green areas of Nonntal and Freisaal and even on the Mönchsberg.  Some of the buildings date back to the time of the original founding of the University of Salzburg in the 17th century, while others are newly built with modern designs; however, all are provided with up-to-date facilities for teaching, learning and research. I hope that you will have an interesting and enjoyable stay here in Salzburg and I wish you all the best and a wonderful time at our university!

ao.Univ. Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn

Vice Rector of International Relations and Communication

 

 

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    Tuesday, 26 March, 19:00 in the SN Saal, Karolingerstraße 40, Salzburg: VIP Alumni Talk.
    An important graduate of our university is a guest at the 3rd "Alumni Talk": Dr. Wolfgang Eder, CEO voestalpine AG, talks to Editor-in-Chief Manfred Perterer (Salzburger Nachrichten) about his career. Afterwards the Alumni Club invites attendees for a glass of wine.
    Beginning 6 March through 26 June, Wednesdays at 18:00, Unipark Nonntal
    PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES // From 6 March to 26 June, 2019, the lecture series "Literary and Cultural History of Polemics" will take place on Wednesdays at 18.00 - 19.30h in the Unipark Nonntal with lecturers from different disciplines. // www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/de/kunstpolemik
    From 29 July 29 to 30 August, 2019, the Kinderbüro of the University of Salzburg will again offer summer care in the premises of the Faculty of Natural Sciences. Children between the ages of 3 and 10 are looked after by experienced pedagogues.
    The (English-language) seminar on “Transnational Supply Chains and Domestic Human Rights Litigation” deals with legal questions that arise when human rights abuses in transnational supply chains give rise to domestic law suits.
    On 22 March, 2019, Dr. Zsófia Horváth will hold a guest lecture on "Saline pond metacommunities: from local stressors to landscape connectivity". It will take place in Hörsaal 421 of the NW Faculty, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34 at 14:00. The Department of Biosciences cordially invites all who wish to attend!
    On 28 and 29 March, the symposium by Dr. Robert R. Junker, Life Sciences, in cooperation with the DSPs "Dynamic Mountain Environments" and "Statistics and Applied Data Science" will take place. This is the kick-off event of the START Project (FWF) "Successional Generation of Functional Multidiversity".
    "Designing professional development of teachers to support domain specific thinking in history education"
    Dr. Eric Driscoll will speak on "The American School of Classical Studies at Athens”, Tuesday, 9 April, 2019, at 13:15 - Residenzplatz 1 Stiege 4, SR 1.42.
    Announcement of the INAUGURAL LECTURES by Univ.-Prof. Dr. András Jakab, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Reinhard Klaushofer and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schmid - Department of Public Law, International and European Law.
    Lecture Series „Erziehungswissenschaftliche Migrationsforschung in vergleichender Perspektive“. Opening Event on 9 April, 2019, 17:15 to 18:45, HS 1 (Thomas Bernhard) Unipark.
    The Paris Lodron University Salzburg, together with the Bowling Green State University, Ohio, has organized the annual Austrian Studies Association Conference in the USA from 11 to 14 April, 2019. This year's conference hosts are Bowling Green State University and the University of Salzburg. They celebrate their 50-year partnership.
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    26.03.19 FWF INFORMATIONSTAG 2019
    27.03.19 20 Jahre ÖZBF – Einblicke in das Aufgabenfeld der Begabtenförderung und Begabungsforschung in Österreich
    27.03.19 Sprachwandel R/Evolution von unsichtbarer Hand ?
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    27.03.19 subnetTALK: Aquatocene (Vortragssprache EN)
    28.03.19 Roboter: Meine neuen besten Freunde!?
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